On October 16 at the Black Business Association (BBA), Procurement Exchange Summit, Malcolm Bennett, Broker/CEO, of International Realty & Investments, received the covenant “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Mr. Bennett has been a member and supporter of the BBA since its conception. Mr. Bennett attributes much of his success and the success of many other Black Businesses through the efforts of Earl “Skip” Cooper and the BBA.
Malcolm N. Bennett is the Broker/Owner of International Realty & Investments, a firm with more than 40 years of experience in the management, sales, and acquisition of income producing properties. Mr. Bennett is a licensed real estate broker and a licensed contractor.
Mr. Bennett is very active in the real estate community where he has served as President of various real estate boards and has served two terms as President of the Los Angeles County Boards of Real Estate (LACBOR). Mr. Bennett has served for two supervisors on the Los Angeles County Tax Appeals Board and served two terms as President. His community involvement includes two, four-year terms on the Board of Directors for the South Central Regional Los Angeles Center (SCLARC) for the Disabled. He currently serves as President of Friends of SCLARC.
Mr. Bennett is currently a Regional Vice President for the National Apartment Association, Board of Directors for Apartment Association, California Southern Cities, where he was the Apartment industry leader of Year Awardee in 2013; Board of Directors for the California Association of REALTORS® (CAR), and National Association of REALTORS® (NAR); Member of the Lynwood Oversight Committee and Southwest Los Angeles College Oversight Committee.
Mr. Bennett has spoken in front of several congressional committees in Washington, D.C., which included current Vice President Joe Biden, and was inducted into the Congressional Hall of Records for outstanding community service in 1994. He is the President and Founder of the Minority Apartment Owners Association (MAOA), which recently celebrated its 27th Year, Chairman of the Inglewood Rental Property Owners Association (lRPOA), and Vice President of the Long Beach Fair Housing Council.
Source: LA Sentinel